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Cottony Scale on Blueberry

Cottony Scale ( (Pulvinaria sp./spp.) has been observed again this Spring on several commercial blueberry farms in southeastern NC. …

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Distressed Warm-Season Grasses

This spring has not been overly kind to our warm-season grasses—centipedegrass, St. Augustinegrass, bermudagrass, zoysiagrass. The last couple of …

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Pesticide Collection Day

Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or use? If your answer is …

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Tall Fescue Damage

There have been numerous reports this week of leaf tip burn on tall fescue. Some have also experienced “yellow …

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